HC Deb 05 December 1939 vol 355 c447
58. Miss Ward

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer in view of the continued rising trend of prices in this country and the steadiness of French prices, what steps, in order to operate the proposed economic unification of the British and French Empires, he intends to take to adjust the disequilibrium between the price level in the two allied countries?

Captain Crookshank

I cannot accept my hon. Friend's implication that there is disequilibrium between the price level in France and this country. The steps which are being taken by the Government to prevent any undue increase in prices were fully described in the reply given to my hon. Friend by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 8th November.

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